Deirdre Mask

Deirdre Mask


National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG)


Deirdre Mask's critically acclaimed book, The Address Book, was published in 2020. Deirdre lives in London. With a JD from Harvard Law School and several years experience clerking for federal judges in both district and appellate courts as well working as legal counsel for Yale University, Deirdre often writes about the law. She recently taught an

interdisciplinary social science course at LSE. Prior to that she was an Expository Writing Preceptor at Harvard University, where she taught a mandatory freshmen class on how to approach academic argument and engage in discourse with scholars.

Deirdre is a 2011 Mitchell Scholar. She received a Master's Degree in Writing from the National University of Ireland, Galway. Deirdre regularly attended the theater in Galway and wrote an article on Irish drama which was published in the New Hibernia Review. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Dublin Review, The Atlantic and the journal Irish Pages. Studying in Ireland inspired Deirdre to pursue a career as a legal academic, a role that allows her to combine her love of writing with her legal expertise.

Deirdre obtained her undergraduate degree from Harvard.